Private eye investigates diamond theft, and becomes involved with an ancient family curse.

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Hard-boiled private dick Hamilton Nash is hired to investigate a case of stolen diamonds, which leads him to a lovely and odd young woman named Gabrielle, who believes she has been stricken with the ancient curse of the Dain family. The curse has historically caused its victims to die prematurely. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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22 May 1978 (USA)  »

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The production produced both a feature length cut and mini-series versions of the story. The mini-series was made first for television then a feature length cut was produced for home video. See more »

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Damn Cursed Video Company
28 August 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was somewhat disappointed by this movie. I love Dashiell Hammett but the video I say, just over two hours, looks like it was edited by Picasso. There were some scenes that just didn't make sense. I would really like to see the entire movie if there is one available because I found the atmosphere and acting first rate though Coburn is as far from the Continental Op as a man could be. Frank Cannon would have been more appropriate. I understand why people are confused by this movie. At its present length it makes as much sense as a Richard Simmons workout video.

ITS THE CURSE MAN - THE CURSE OF BAD EDITING


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